Peak Producers – who are they and how does it work?

For the third year in a row, Rachel Buller (Broker/Owner of Manitou Springs Real Estate) has obtained the status of Peak Producer – and it’s a big deal! What exactly is a “Peak Producer”? Simply stated, Peak Producers are local…

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Our Social Media Marketing Strategy

Manitou Springs Real Estate has an aggressive social media marketing campaign which gives us a leading edge in the industry. MSRE employs 4 people who update and monitor our social media accounts seven days a week. We can respond to…

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Why do REALTORS® have letters after their name?

Rachel Buller GRI MRE PSA, Patty Strauch GRI e-PRO GREEN PSA, Skye Lewis ABR PSA.  It looks like a secret code.  What do all the letters stand for any why should you care? Letters after a REALTOR®’s name represent a…

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Inside Scoop on Real Estate Jargon

Pop Quiz!  Who helps you sell a house, a listing agent or a selling agent?  What’s the difference between a condo and a townhome?  If you know the answers to these two questions you are far more in-the-know than most…

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Why is REALTOR® capitalized and trademarked?

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is the largest trade association in the United States.  Its equivalent in other fields would be the American Bar Association for lawyers, or the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or the American Medical…

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How to Impress Potential Buyers

If you are selling your house, or thinking of selling your house sometime soon, consider the following steps to make your house spiffy and show-ready. 1. Curb appeal Plant those colorful flowers and spread some new mulch for color and texture. Polish…

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Teamwork Works!

March 25, 2013 Colorado Home Realty

Adventures in Real Estate Episode 1: Teamwork Saves the Day! By Rachel Buller Recently, a client and I had an experience that was a good reminder of the power of teamwork. My client’s home was under contract, so she put…

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The Heart of Manitou Springs

January 2, 2012 Colorado Home Realty

People looking for real estate often ask us what kind of community Manitou Springs is. Our town is regularly referred to as "special" or "unique". But what makes Manitou Springs different from other communities? Is it the small town atmosphere?…

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